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Bringing flicks back to W. Chester

The third annual West Chester Film Festival kicks off Oct. 6, and the event’s public relations director, John Cigler, promises some big changes for this year’s festivities. “We added three workshops run by industry professionals and received more entries from around the country and around the world that are fantastic,” Cigler said.…

Conserve gas, cash this winter

The weather outside is frightful – or just kind of schizophrenic – but still scary nonetheless. Just as volatile are gas prices, which could have people sweating out their heating bills.…

Talking ’bout my generation debt

While everyone was looking the other way, that proverbial elephant in the room had morphed into a dinosaur – and promptly keeled over. Still answering to the name of Social Security, it is one of the main issues 26-year-old, Pulitzer-Prize nominee Anya Kamenetz will be examining Tuesday, Oct.…

Dishing with Diamond Dollars

Imagine sharing a cubicle with another for more than 15 years. Instead of being surrounded by a desk, your office is lined with ovens, knives and a toolshed’s worth of other disfiguring appliances.…

Read between ‘man-V’ lines

Best selling author Dan Brown may know the letter ‘V’ primarily as the archaic symbol for the female sex, however, he has yet to meet Timothy Kennedy. The senior boasts a feature found only on the fittest of men – the “man-V.” Rock-hard biceps, washboard abs and a camelback chest are all nice and dandy.…

‘Scoundrels’ get schooled

Will the nice guy fight for the girl of his dreams? Or will he accept defeat with his tail between his legs? “School for Scoundrels,” set to be released in theaters Sept.…

MTV cleans your real world

Icebergs are sweating, the sky is falling and the ozone layer is Swiss cheese, and you still need a worthwhile reason not to take half-hour showers? General Electric and mtvU have unearthed 25,000 reasons to rally your classmates in joining you in the fight against global warming.…

Manholes of fury

As Devin Peterson turned the corner, he faced a decision that is thrust upon every student who walks more than two blocks on Main Campus: sewer steam or incoming traffic. He chose the latter – and lived to tell about it.”I don’t know what the hell the stuff is,” the freshman said.…

Taking it to the streets

Every day at 9:30 a.m., Bill Zacharatos, 33, from Upper Darby, Pa., drives up Norris Street and parks his lunch truck, The Creperie, in the same spot between 12th and 13th streets.…

Minding your business- Lunch truck fanatic? I am

I am a fan of the lunch trucks. You could even say I’m a diehard. Ever since I decided to neglect my meal plan freshman year and seek out more, ah, tasty food, I’ve been drawn in by the aromas of the lunch trucks.…